The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) denied the Motion for Reconsideration filed by It’s Showtime to appeal the suspension imposed against their show.
It can be recalled that MTRCB gave a 12-day suspension against It’s Showtime, but it was delayed because of the appeal made by the Kapamilya show.
However, on September 28, MTRCB said there was no reason for them to approve the appeal of It’s Showtime.
“The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) released a resolution dated 28 September 2023, denying the Motion for Reconsideration (MR) filed by GMA Network Inc. and ABS-CBN Corporation,” the agency headed by Lala Sotto wrote.
“Said MRs sought relief from the Board’s ruling dated August 17, 2023, regarding the July 25, 2023, episode of the live noontime television program “It’s Showtime!” Specifically, during the show’s “Isip Bata” segment, in which hosts Ryan Bang, Vice Ganda, and Ion Perez allegedly acted indecently or inappropriately in the presence of children, which is alleged to have violated Section 3 (c) of Presidential Decree No. 1986 and it’s Implementing Rules and Regulation,” they added.
Because of the decision, It’s Showtime would be suspended from airing starting tomorrow.
As of writing, Vice and Ion have yet to give any comment on the decision made by MTRCB.
Meanwhile, Kapamilya fans couldn’t hide their disappointment over the decision made by MTRCB and accused the head of the agency of favoring her father’s show E.A.T., a competitor of It’s Showtime.